Pitchfork 2018: Day 1

Between periods of rain and sun, Pitchfork got off to a good start on Friday. A whole lot of people came early despite the showers to catch some great acts like Lucy Dacus and Melkbelly. I got there a little bit later, in time to see Open Mike Eagle hit the Blue Stage which is where I spent the majority of the day. I stuck … Continue reading Pitchfork 2018: Day 1

People Of Pitchfork Collage

I met a lot of nice people over the weekend at Pitchfork, and I put together a little collage to commemorate the event. Thanks to any I photographed over the three days. It was nice to meet you. Follow the link and click on any photo to find a nicer, hi-res version. http://www.kizoa.com/embedcol-128041270-2917405o1Embed in Blog Continue reading People Of Pitchfork Collage

Isaiah Rashad at Pitchfork Music Festival

Isaiah Rashad is one of the more overlooked artists on Top Dawg’s roster of talent. This shouldn’t be the case, because he’s as talented as anyone and a really great performer. He’s been at Pitchfork a couple times in the past, but this year he got bumped up from the blue stage to the bigger red stage so more people could catch his set. Continue reading Isaiah Rashad at Pitchfork Music Festival

Ne-Hi at Pitchfork Music Festival

It was a great day for local acts on Sunday, kicked off by Ne-Hi’s main stage performance early in the afternoon. It had been a while since I’d seen them, and their sound was so much more crisp and even I couldn’t believe it. They’ve been a band I hope makes it big for a while, and this very well could have been their coming … Continue reading Ne-Hi at Pitchfork Music Festival

Angel Olsen at Pitchfork Music Festival

When I first started writing about music seven years ago, I found myself covering a show at Empty Bottle for a site that no longer exists. One of the openers was a young singer/songwriter of whom I had never heard. Her name was Angel Olsen and five seconds into her first song I was a fan. At that point she was still pretty timid and … Continue reading Angel Olsen at Pitchfork Music Festival